Lung Cancer Non-Small Cell Staging/Prognosis/Treatment. Oncology Teaching October 14, 2005 Lorenzo E Ferri . Lung Cancer. Highest cancer death rate for men and women. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2004. Lung Cancer – Pathology. Non-Small Cell Squamous Cell Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma BAC
October 14, 2005
Lorenzo E Ferri
Highest cancer death rate for men and women
0-5%5 Year Survival
Mountain 1997, Rami-Porta 2000, Naruke 1988
Survival by Pathologic Stage
Survival by Clinical Stage
MD Anderson 1975-1988
Not good for BAC, small lesions <0.5 cm
Does this need pathologic confirmation?
Are all effusions associated with known
lung cancer malignant?
Institution specific – U of T – everyone gets a M-scope
McGill and rest of N.A. - selective